Tamaulipas

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State of Tamaulipas

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Location within Mexico
Coordinates: 24°17′14″N 98°33′48″W / 24.2872°N 98.5633°W / 24.2872; -98.5633Coordinates: 24°17′14″N 98°33′48″W / 24.2872°N 98.5633°W / 24.2872; -98.5633
Country Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Capital Victoria
Municipalities 43
Largest City Tampico
Government
 • Governor Eugenio Hernández Flores (PRI)
 • Federal Deputies PAN:5
PRI:3
 • Federal Senators PAN:2
PRI:1
Area
Ranked 7th
 • Total 79,384 km2 (30,650 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 3,024,238 (Ranked 13th)
 • Demonym Tamaulipeco
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
HDI (2004) 0.8111 - high
Ranked 11th
ISO 3166-2 MX-TAM
Postal abbr. Tamps.

Tamaulipas is a state in the northeast of Mexico. About 3,025,000 people live there. Its capital is called Ciudad Victoria.